ETC313 - Make-Up Techniques and Application

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Subject Title
Make-Up Techniques and Application

Subject Description
An understanding of practical makeup application techniques, products and implements used, and how to care for them in a hygienic manner, will enhance the skills and marketability of the esthetician. Practical workshops will allow the student to apply related theory and develop professional makeup techniques to suit individual customer needs.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the purpose and demonstrate the correct usage of various makeup products and tools;
  2. Apply colour theory as it relates to the makeup application;
  3. Distinguish among facial, eye, eyebrow and lip shapes;
  4. Demonstrate the correct techniques and usage of appropriate makeup products and tools to best enhance an individual features;
  5. Create a variety of makeup effects;
  6. Identify characteristics of professional make-up application and distinguish between various makeup looks;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow directions, both verbal and written;
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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